#ShortNews: In France, 5% of population attends Mass, but over 50% identifies as Catholic

Just 5% of the French population attends Mass on a regular weekly basis, but 53% of the country’s people still identify themselves as Catholics, according to an extensive new survey undertaken by Bayard Presse.

The survey concluded that 23% of the French population can be categorized as “involved” Catholics. That term includes all those who report an attachment to the Church, whether or not they are actively practicing the faith.



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